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[texts]An account of the observation of Venus upon the sun, the third day of June, 1769, at Providence, in New England. : With some account of the use of those observations. - West, Benjamin, 1730-1813
Dedicated to Stephen Hopkins
Keywords: Astronomy; Imprint 1769
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[texts]Wheeler's North-American calendar, or An almanack, for the year of our Lord 1791 .. - Daboll, Nathan, 1750-1818
Attributed by Evans to Benjamin West, but the actual calculator was Nathan Daboll. The eclipse predictions are a briefer version of those in The New England almanack and gentlemen & ladies diary for 1791 (New London, Conn.), calculated by Daboll under his pseudonym of Edmund Freebetter. The astronomical and horological notes on the calendar pages are identical, with some omitted and a few added. The calculations for the moon are duplicated throughout...
Keywords: Forecasting
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[texts]An astronomical diary, kalendar, or almanack, for the year of our Lord, 1790: : ... Precisely adapted to the horizon and meridian of Hartford. Lat. 41 deg 56 min. north longit. 72 deg. 56 min. west: but may serve indifferently for all the towns in Connecticut, and the adjacent states. - Strong, Nehemiah, 1729-1807
Attributed to Benjamin West by Evans. However, it is identical in content and typography, except for the author statement, calendar page verses, and much of the contents of p. [16-22], with An astronomical diary, kalendar, or Almanack, for 1790, by N. Strong (Hartford: Elisha Babcock). The figure is omitted from the eclipse predictions in the Bickerstaff issue
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